Snow chains in France
Updated: Dec 27, 2019
A new law comes into effect in 2020 making snow chains compulsory in mountain areas of France......
A new law is to make snow tyres or snow chains compulsory in mountain areas of France from 1st November until 31st March next year. Drivers of vehicles without snow tyres/ chains who are involved in a snow related accident or traffic jam will be liable to a 135€ fine. The law will apply in up to 48 departments of France that are in these designated mountain areas.